Shane Dawson Bio, Age, Family, Dating, Career, Net Worth, Facts

Shane Dawson

Who is Shane Dawson?

Shane Dawson is a popular American YouTuber, actor, singer, and author who is widely recognized for his YouTube channels, Shane and Shane Dawson TV,  which collectively have more than 22 million subscribers. He is best known for making videos featuring popular characters like Shananay, Ned the Nerd, S. Deezy, Mom, Aunt Hilda, Fruitlupe and Amy. The multi-talented has released six singles, several podcasts, short movies, and the author of two books, as well as appeared in a number of movies and TV shows.


Shane Dawson was born on the 19th of July 1988 in Long Beach, California, United States of America.¬†He’s currently 32 years old.

Birth NameShane Lee Yaw
NicknameShaney Boy, Shane D-Tv, Papa Bear, Shaney, Shaney Bird, ShaneDawsonTV, Queen, Trash, Pig
Date of BirthJuly 19, 1988
Place of BirthLong Beach, California, U.S.
Age32 years old
Sun SignCancer
ProfessionYouTuber, Actor, Singer, Author, Sketch Comedian, Film Director
EthnicityDutch, Welsh, English and Swedish
ResidenceCalabasas, California, U.S.

Early Life: Family and Education

Shane Dawson is the youngest of three children to Teresa Yaw and Kyle Yaw Jr. He has two older brothers Jerid and Jacob Yaw.

He attended Lakewood High School in Los Angeles.

Shane Dawson Personal Life

Shane Dawson has been dating host and web series producer, Ryland Adams since 2016. He confirmed his relationship with her on Instagram.

He had previously dated Nadine Sykora (2010-2011), Lisa Schwartz (2011-2015), and Garrett Watts (2016).

Physical Statistics

HeightFeet – 6 feet
Centimeters – 183 cm
Meters – 1.83 m
WeightKilograms – 79 kg
Pounds – 174 lbs
Body BuildAverage
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorRed
Shoe SizeUnknown

Professional Statistics

Film Debut

Shane Dawson made his feature film acting debut in 2012 with an American physiological slasher horror film, Smiley for his role as Binder.

Television Debut

In 2012, Dawson landed on the role of Christmas Past / Popcorn in live-action series, The High Fructose Adventures of Annoying Orange.

Singing Debut

Dawson released his first single, “SUPERLUV!” on March 31, 2012, on iTunes. The song managed to chart at 87 in Ireland, 16 on the UK Indie Chart, 163 on the UK Singles Chart and reached the 28th spot on the US iTunes Pop Chart. He also released a music video for the song on his YouTube channel.

Brand Endorsements

He has appeared in TV commercials for Taco Bell and McDonald’s.

Famous For

Best known for his original characters like Ned the Nerd, S. Deezy and Aunt Hilda in his YouTube videos.

One of the most popular YouTuber with more than 22 million subscribers and 4 billion views.

Shane Dawson Favorites

  • Song – Push and Shove by No Doubt
  • Movie Genre – Horror

Shane Dawson Net Worth

His net worth is estimated to be around $12 million, as of 2020. He lives with his boyfriend in Los Angeles.

Shane Dawson Facts

He has three YouTube channels, ‘ShaneDawsonTV’, ‘ShaneDawsonTV2’ and ‘Shane’.

Dawson won the Best Vlogger at The Streamy Awards in 2010 and also won the Choice Web Star at Teen Choice Awards that same year.

In 2010, he was ranked #25 on Forbes magazine’s list of most famous web celebrities.

In 2013 he made a podcast with his friend Jessie Buttafuoco called Shane and Friends, which is still ongoing.

He revealed that he’s bisexual through a video¬†posted on Shane Dawson TV in July 2015.

In 2015, Dawson released a memoir titled I Hate Myselfie: A Collection of Essays, followed by another memoir entitled It Gets Worse: A Collection of Essays in July 2016.

He has two dogs named Uno and Honey, and a cat, Cheeto.